Dear UTR Members,
We would like to invite you to four great events coming up. We hope to see you there!
1. We are co-hosting with Building Blocks for Kids Collaborative a screening of Education Inc. We will have free child care, free dinner, and interesting conversations about our schools in WCCUSD. It will be this Friday, November 4th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at 312 9th Street, Richmond CA. Education Inc. shows the impact charter schools can have on our public system. Please join us!
2. We are still phone banking and canvassing this week! This Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:00 PM we will be at the UTR office Phone Banking (700 Crestview Dr. Pinole CA). We will also be canvassing this Saturday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Everyone that comes phone banking gets a $20 dollar gift card and if you join us canvassing you get a $30 dollar gift card!
If you volunteer, your name will also be entered for our raffle at the end of the elections for: 3 Southwest Vouchers (worth $200 each!), 2 tablets, 1 Chrome book, and 5 cases of copy paper.
3. UTR members are sponsoring a Rally for our School Board Candidates and Measure T! It will take place Wednesday, November 2nd, 5:30-6:15 PM at the corner of Central and San Pablo in El Cerrito! Go get dinner at Off The Grid afterwards!
4. We are co-hosting an “Election Night Party” with the RYSE Youth Center! It will take place from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 8th at the RYSE Center (205 41st Street, Richmond CA). We will have a taco truck, drinks, prizes, and games! We will have free child care, election coverage, a reflection board, activities for kids, and more! You’re welcome to invite students and families! It’s open to everyone in the community.
Demetrio Gonzalez and Sarah La Due
President and Chair of Political Action Committee
United Teachers of Richmond CTA/NEA